Soul, AOR, and disco from ‘70s & ’80s Italy collected in new compilation





Showcasing how the country created its own take on the genres.

Four Flies Records is releasing a new compilation, called Paisa’ Got Soul: Soul, AOR & Disco in Italy (1977​-​1986), this June.

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The compilation aims to showcase how Italian musicians took the emerging soul, AOR, pop, and disco genres and reshaped them through a distinctly Italian lens.

As a note from the label explains: “In Italy, a soulful and sophisticated approach to pop music was embraced … by an entire generation of writers, arrangers and musicians”

Soul, AOR & Disco in Italy (1977​-​1986) subsequently aims to shine a light on music from the period that never enjoyed significant commercial success.

Pre-order the compilation in advance of its 10th June release; check out the artwork and tracklist below.


Side A

1. Alberto Radius – California Bill
2. Mario Lavezzi – In Alto Mare
3. Beppe Cantarelli – Se Il Mio Canto Sei Tu

Side B

1. I Ricci – Vienimi A Pigliare
2. Eduardo De Crescenzo – Alle Sei di Sera
3. Jim Porto – Smettila (Po-Parà)
4. Barnaba – Bianco e Nero

Side C

1. Enzo Cervo – Solo Mò
2. Peppino Di Capri – Mo…
3. Franco Camassa – Non Andar Via
4. Stefano Pulga – La Mia Nave

Side D

1. Massimo Stella – C’è Una Donna Sola
2. Gino D’Eliso – Ti Ricordi Vienna?
3. Enzo Carella – Contatto
4. Serafini – Se Ti Va Così